Overwatch 2 patch notes for October 25: Halloween event, Bug Fixes, hero Nerfs And Buffs

Overwatch 2 early patch notes for October 25: Halloween event, herro Nerfs And Buffs

Overwatch 2 Halloween Terror event

The developers have confirmed that Overwatch 2 Halloween Terror will arrive in the October 25 update. Blizzard Entertainment president Mike Ybarra confirmed that the event is a sequel to Junkenstein’s Revenge and will come with a new game mode.

Overwatch 2 October 25 update: Bastion and Torbjorn return

Overwatch 2 on October 25 is also set to bring missing DPS heroes Bastion and Torbjorn back to the game for the first time in 15 days.


At the same time that Bastion and Torbjorn were removed from Overwatch 2, the Junkertown map was also removed. The map was removed due to a bug that caused “graphical performance issues” according to Blizzard.

However, according to the forum post mentioned above, Blizzard will reintroduce Junkertown to Overwatch 2 in the October 25 update.

Overwatch 2 Oct. 25 Patch Notes ‚ÄĒ Bug Fixes


  • Fixed an issue where players retained 30% ultimate charge between rounds on Control maps
  • Fixed an issue with Control Point maps not always correctly transitioning to overtime
  • Fixed the ‚Äėvs.‚Äô screen not appearing in Competitive
  • Fixed an issue where players were unable to invite others to Custom Game via clicking an empty spectator slot
  • Fixed an issue with text chat being unavailable to gamepad users on PC
  • Using Pause Match in Custom Game will no longer disable other menu buttons
  • Fixed an issue with Kill Cams not playing correctly during Overtime
  • Players should no longer be able to get stuck under TS-1 in the Push game mode
  • Fixed an issue with controllers not being able to scroll on some UI



  • Fixed an issue with the ‚ÄėLittle Red‚Äô skin and ‚ÄėLine Dance‚Äô emote performing a broken animation


  • Bastion has been added back to the line up
  • Resolved an issue with Bastion‚Äôs Configuration: Artillery where you could fire more than the three allotted charges
  • Bastion‚Äôs weapon should no longer disappear when using Configuration: Artillery

Junker Queen

  • Jagged Blade should no longer be deflected or returned by friendly abilities


  • The ‚ÄėTanpopo‚Äô skin can now be purchased and equipped
  • Kiriko‚Äôs Heroic pose is now unlocked
  • Fixed an issue with Swift Step not clearing negative side effects consistently
  • Fixed an issue with Kitsune Rush not correctly reducing the cooldown of Baptiste‚Äôs Immortality Field


  • Fixed a bug where Mei‚Äôs visual effects stopped playing during the match


  • Resolved an issue with Mercy‚Äôs primary fire animation looping after switching weapons


  • Modified the placement of Reinhardt‚Äôs Charms


  • Fixed an issue where Roadhog‚Äôs Chain Hook failed to land the target when it should have hit
  • Fixed an issue with Roadhog‚Äôs quick melee animation not playing correctly


  • Symmetra should no longer be able to use her ultimate and place her teleporter at the same time


  • Torbj√∂rn has been added back to Competitive Play
  • Overload can no longer be used multiple times in succession



  • Modified the umbrellas and tables in the forward spawn‚Äôs caf√© so it‚Äôs easier to move around
  • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck in the umbrellas in the forward spawn‚Äôs caf√©

Watchpoint Gibraltar

  • Fixed some areas in which players could get stuck


  • Resolved a performance issue with some canisters placed on the map

Overwatch 2 wiki :

Overwatch 2 is a first-person shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. As a sequel to the 2016 hero shooter Overwatch, the game intends a shared environment for player-versus-player (PvP) modes while introducing persistent cooperative modes. A major change in PvP modes was to reduce team sizes from six to five, which required several characters to be reworked. Overwatch 2 is free-to-play on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S in early access as of October 4, 2022 and features full cross-platform play.

Developer(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Director(s)Aaron Keller
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5
  • Windows
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X/S
ReleaseOctober 4, 2022
Genre(s)First-person shooter